maneuver for (something)

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maneuver for (something)

To attempt to contrive oneself into a position, whether physically or figuratively, by which one is able to achieve or obtain something. There was no order to the viewing area, with everyone competing with one another to maneuver for better spots to see the race. With the retirement of the COO last week, I've been maneuvering for a stronger position within the company.
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maneuver for something

to get into position for something. Sally is maneuvering for a shot at a promotion. Todd maneuvered for some attention, but they ignored him.
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The Epley (canalith repositioning) manoeuvre for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
A new manoeuvre for delivery of an impacted shoulder based on a mechanical analysis.
CRP with various modifications is popular physical manoeuvre for management of BPPV.
In 1988, Semont et al7 reported the results of the liberatory manoeuvre for the treatment of BPPV with 84% of cure following a single treatment.
The Epley manoeuvre for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo--Asystematic review.
Epley's manoeuvre for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: A prospective study.
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